Last month, the Alberta government released their Opioid Response Surveillance Report for the first quarter of 2020. Here’s a summary of how Lethbridge fares regarding the ongoing drug crisis.
Yesterday, the provincial government announced that Red Deer would join Calgary, Edmonton, and Lethbridge in getting a drug treatment court.
Yesterday, Jason Luan, the associate minister for mental health and addiction, wrote an opinion piece on the safe supply of drugs. It contained myth and half truths, so I thought I’d address them here.
In March 2020, the Supervised Consumption Sites Review Committee released the results of their review. This is my response to that review.
I don’t understand how opponents of the supervised consumption site can say there wasn’t enough consultation prior to the it opening.
Closing the SCS will worsen the situation. And then people will finally realize how much of a difference the SCS is actually making.
People opposed to the supervised consumption site choose to perpetuate myths and falsehoods because their feelings are more important to them than the facts are.
The Lethbridge Herald is on a roll this month with all the roasts and letters they’re publishing from people opposed to the local supervised consumption site. I already addressed this week’s roasts, but I thought I’d take a stab at some of the letters.
People who oppose the Lethbridge supervised consumption site care more about ideology than they do facts.
The study blew up on social media, with traditional media framing it as crime and “social disorder” being on the rise since the SCS opened. However, there are a couple of findings that I thought were important to highlight.